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San Antonio Express-News – Rackspace pushing Austin expansion through ACC partnership

San Antonio Express-News – Rackspace pushing Austin expansion through ACC partnership
San Antonio Express-News – Rackspace pushing Austin expansion through ACC...

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland
Austin Community College is preparing to bring a new public-private partnership to ACC Highland, formerly known as Highland Mall. The ACC Board of Trustees authorized the college to move forward with negotiating a multi-party agreement that will renovate the former Dillard’s women’s space and lease it to...

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs
The opening of Austin Community College’s Highland Campus, a new career training program, and an innovative way to learn math are among the highlights at ACC this fall. Registration for fall classes starts June 9 for new students, with classes beginning August 25. Highland Campus will be one of ACC’s...

Be part of something exciting; Highland Campus opens for fall classes

Be part of something exciting; Highland Campus opens for fall classes
Students enrolling at Austin Community College this fall have a new option for classes: the Highland Campus, opening Aug. 25 at 6001 Airport Boulevard. Highland Campus will be one of ACC’s largest locations, with capacity to serve 6,000 students. It will be open seven days a week and offer night and...

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking
Something exciting started at Highland Mall on March 27 – the first phase of renovations by Austin Community College. Hundreds of people gathered outside the vacant J.C. Penney store, which will soon transform into a state-of-the-art learning environment, to celebrate the groundbreaking. “We are...

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27
Austin Community College will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 27, to mark the beginning of ACC’s renovation of Highland Mall. The event takes place 10-11:30 a.m. at Highland Mall (6001 Airport Blvd.), outside the former J.C. Penney store. There will be refreshments from Highland-area...

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking
You will see changes soon at Highland Mall. After months of planning, the college will break ground on the first renovations on March 27. Phase I will bring new life to the former J.C. Penney store, located on the northwest corner of the property. Sketches from the project architect, BGK Architects, reveal...

ACC Takes Ownership of Highland Mall

ACC Takes Ownership of Highland Mall
The Austin Community College District has acquired the final element of Highland Mall – the ground lease for the core building that houses retail tenants, the former Dillard’s men’s store, and common spaces such as the food court, as well as the former cinema building. Through acquisition of the ground...

ACC Picks Firm for J.C. Penney Overhaul

ACC Picks Firm for J.C. Penney Overhaul
Austin Business Journal – ACC Picks Firm for J.C. Penney...

ACC Selects Architect for First Highland Mall Renovation

ACC Selects Architect for First Highland Mall Renovation
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has selected Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects (BGKA) as the architect/engineering team for the renovation of the former J.C. Penney property at Highland Mall. The J.C. Penney building will be used for instruction, with space dedicated to innovative...

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